North Nibley

Local Interest


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NORTH NIBLEY, a parish in the hundred of Upper Berkeley, in the county of Gloucestershire, between Wotton-under-Edge and Dursley on the edge of the Cotswolds. The Tyndale Monument is visible from many miles away and is a useful landmark for anyone approaching the village from North, South or West. North Nibley has a thriving Church of England Primary school.

The last battle between private armies fought on English soil was at Nibley Green on 20th March, 1469/70 between William, Lord Berkeley, and Thomas, Lord Lisle with a combined force of more than 1,000 men. The village is famously associated with William Tyndale, who translated The Bible into English.

150th anniversary of the opening of the Tyndale Monument

On 1st October 2016 there will be a celebration on Nibley Knoll at 2pm comprising:
Music from Wotton-under-Edge Silver Band and and North Nibley Chapel Choir.
The story of William Tyndale.
A tug-of-war between local teams.

North Nibley Chapel will host a marathon reading from the Tyndale Bible from noon Friday to noon Saturday 1st. On Saturday there will be an exhibition and refreshments in the Chapel.

Evening Concert - 1st October

A concert of music from the present day back to the Time of William Tyndale will be held in St. Martin's Church from 7pm in the evening.
Aeris Brass, Morag Johnston and the North Nibley Community Choir with special guest Dr R V Bailey present:
Tyndale's Timeline
Words and Music to celebrate 150 years since the building of Tyndale's Monument.